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. the condo market in the major environments is on fire. melissa: really? dottie, do you agree with that? yeah, real estate is back, buy, buy, buy. i heard that before. tell me in a convincing way. >> no, it's back. in fact, new york a year and a half ago, but back across the country, and there's also a shortage of inventory. you have to buy it and buy it quick. melissa: that's a good sales pitch. madison, in l.a., things flying off the lot there, i was going to say "shelf," but there's not the shelf. >> flying off the cove, yes. they are flying, and the market has taken off exciting, this year, so far, we had a big sale of $75 million in malibu with a foreign buyer. it's taking off to a good start. melissa: ridiculous. jeff, let me ask you, when i look at the lot of the markets that are on fire right now, it really concerns me because it looks like all the same problems that we saw last time around, for example, one of the markets you think is going to do the best is phoenix. i know zillow projectses prices in phoenix could be up 8.5% next year. that makes me nervous. >> the reality is that t
here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> let me finish tonight with this. the debate over whether to use deadly force against an american who is on foreign soil and tied to al qaeda. that sounds like a hypothetical straight out of my constitutional law class in my first year of law school. i can just picture us going back and forth over whether killing an american in these circumstances violated the fourth amendment's protection against unlawful seizure or the fifth amendment's due process clause. but this is no academic exercise. this is hardball on a world stage. and the safety of americans is at stake. i read the 16-page undated and unsigned justice department white paper with great interest, especially where it said that "targeting a member of an enemy force who poses an imminent threat of violent attack to the united states is not unlawful, it is a lawful act of
. >> but they've created this environment for this to happen. what do you mean? that's a risk decision that companies are making for some reason they've decided they need to operate with massive and huge cash balances, okay? and for whatever reason, there have been an absence of investors like iron horn who said, give me back the cash. find a way to redistribute it. i don't know, bob, in terms of macroeconomic development -- >> i think some of the corporate cash comes from firms that have made money and they don't feel like taking risk in this environment. apple is the technology company and i can understand apple's view that they have freedom of cash on the balance sheet. some of this is complicated. some of the cash is overseas, they bring it home, thee incur some tax liability. cash on your balance sheet is freedom. it's freedom from bankers. >> we're going to slip in a quick break. bob, you're going to be with us for the rest of the hour. and i'm going to send it back to pebble beach and the one and only becky quick. >> when we come back, we're talking about putting money to work b
, how we can do the things necessary to create an environment for small businesses to flourish. and commit to that agenda. then, if the people are kind enough to give us a majority, inactive. we have to be four things rather than against. it does not help to be against obama. >> does it cause you grief? i was listening to the afl-cio folks earlier today. there are a lot of components of immigration reform that you are on completely the same page together. i think that gives ted crews heartburn. but you are fine with that, it seems. >> we have a tough negotiations ahead of us. one of the toughest parts that we have not resolved is this whole issue of the guest workers. high-tech workers, no problem. somebody has a ph.d. from mit, he want to stay, god bless you. but when we get into agricultural jobs and low- skilled workers, the devil is in the details. under what conditions can we have a low-skilled worker who is not a resident citizen in this country, and work? that is a really tough issue between us and the unions. we have good negotiators. we are result oriented. i am guarde
and challenging economic environment. our gross margins were the highest they have ever been. we had record cash flow at $1.3 billion. we had a very successful year and our aim is to carry that momentum into 2013. we will talk to analysts about our strategies and how we would like to do that. >> ty? >> i would like to ask mr. stockton a couple of questions that seem to me to be a possible head winds for your company. number one, are young children playing as much with what we would call traditional toys or are they substituting handheld devices and other electronics? that's number one. number two, for your business, are you heavily dependent, more than you used to be, on the success of other company's franchises, character franchises, whether it is disney or universal characters for your success. >> that's a great couple of questions. let me start with digital play. we track kids play all the time as you might expect since we are the largest toy company in the world. what we found is that traditional play is really unchanged. it is about 30 minutes a day. and it has been about that time for the
it, a very negligible impact on the environment. if you look at the developing countries, china india and others, they are now the largest polluters in the world by far. >> oh, yeah. >> to the extents that's what you are trying to get at the united states is a country. it's not a planet. on the other handy, if we unilaterally impose these things t would have a devastating impact okay economics, depending upon which measure we are talking about >> bill: that is an idiotic statement. what the do you think it will have on miami when on miami when it's under water? of all states, florida should be leading the fight to do something about climate change. >> that's going to be the first state that goes. >> breaks off and drops into the ocean. >> the keys, gone. miami, gone. the whole fishing industry the tourist industry, the whole thing, gone. and then he said, oh man, we can't do anything about climate change. it costs us too much money. costs us too much money not to. joey out in chicago. hey, joey. what do you say? good morning. >> good morning, eve
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